Food Safety Manager

Position Title:

Food Safety Manager

FSLA Status:


Reports To:

Facility Manager




Division 30 - Maritime


Provide food safety leadership to the operation to ensure compliance with federal, state, and food safety and quality requirements as they relate to the Receiving, Storage, and Distribution of food and non-food products. Provide a clean, safe distribution facility every day of the year. Provide necessary training and proactive solutions for the facility management and hourly associates on food safety.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

(Subject to change based on Department’s Needs)

  • Review, develop, and implement policies, procedures, and standards to meet federal regulations, and conform with industry best practices areas of food safety, and quality

  • Maintain awareness of food safety regulatory developments and provide direction to PCC Leadership with developing, maintaining and improving applicable HACCP mandated food safety plans

  • Provide leadership and feedback to site personnel with food safety and quality responsibilities in the performance of their duties and champion a food safety culture

  • Develop/execute continuous improvement projects that will improve overall food safety/ quality performance, ensure cold chain integrity corresponds with policy, and the control of inventory in the facility

  • Provide and document Food Safety and Quality training for Warehouse personnel

  • Develop good working relationships with FDA, USDA, and state and local governmental agencies 

  • Develop, implement and maintain GFSI certification of the operation

  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to ensure receipt, storage, and distribution of safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirement

  • Oversee accuracy of receiving product into the warehouse and resolve receiving discrepancies

  • Travel independently to other site locations

  • Accompany third party, state, federal and local inspectors during food safety audits, noting any problem areas and addressing issues with immediate implementation of corrective action - Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports

  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Education And Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree food science or a related field; or 5 years of food safety experience in retail, distribution, and/ or manufacturer of food products

  • If not certified, development plan for PCQI, FDQI, HACCP certification active in the first 12 months in role

  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and reasoning skills

  • Strong communication, facilitation, and training skills

  • Any GFSI experience

  • Any FDA Preventive Controls Training (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Description Acknowledgement

Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position. Like all jobs at PCC Logistics, this position is at will, meaning that the Company or the employee may end the employment relationship at any time, with or without notice or cause.

The base salary range for candidates within the San Francisco Bay Area is $106,800 - $164,100. Actual base pay will depend on a variety of factors such as education, skills, experience, location, etc. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

PCC offers great benefits, salary and you will be joining an expanding developing organization with career mobility and great teamwork.


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